African Focus

Croda hosts successful customer and consumer events in Kenya

crodaCroda is investing heavily in the region with a state of the art Centre of Excellence in South Africa, a newly opened office in Nigeria and subsequent new offices set to open in Kenya and the Ivory Coast by the end of 2018.

Mondi extends geographical reach

Mondi expands its footprint into EgyptThe international packaging and paper group recently announced it signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares in National Company for Paper Products and Import & Export (NPP) in Egypt.

Novartis Access and Cameroon’s government sign memorandum of understanding to fight chronic diseases

Andre-Mama-Fouda-and-Dr-Harold-NusserCameroon has become the sixth country to launch Novartis Access.

Consumer goods powering next generation Africa-GCC business links

Africa mapIn a new report, Next-generation Africa-GCC Business Ties in a Digital Economy, sponsored by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) explores the perspectives of young entrepreneurs and investors in Africa and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries on building business relationships and spotting opportunities in each other’s markets.

Placecol launches African export strategy

A picture of the CEO of Imblie Beauty, Esna ColynThe award winning Placecol skin care range is launching in various Edgars stores in Swaziland, Botswana and Namibia. In South Africa, the range is available in more than 70 of Placecol’s own skin care clinics, aesthetics centres and spas.

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